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Ever run past something and say, wait, what?!

That’s the topic for today’s Tuesdays on the Run.

What bizarre or weird things have you witnessed happening during a race?

Remember: pictures or it didn’t happen. Ha!

Let us know what you found bizarre on the road and link up today with  ErikaMarcia and me for this week’s Tuesdays on the Run.

 

Bringing back an oldie but a goodie! Not sure these can be topped ha!

How Bizarre

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

I have to admit that I’m that person. The one with the crazy story but only blurry pics. I never seem to have my camera out to catch those oh so bizarre moments.

Big ol’ blogger fail.

I’d like to claim it’s because I’m such a serious runner I never take my phone out for pics like that, but hey, who are we trying to kid here?

Luckily I have a few friends who can both run AND take pics at the same time.

From the How Bizarre files of one of my favorite running groups, I submit the following:

 

 

Shannon G found Dr. Dribble just running and doing his thing during the Goofy Challenge.

Erin: I never can get pictures!! But Jennifer and I saw a pet pig in someone’s yard once and yesterday at the gym a woman was bouncing a ping pong ball on a paddle in the locker room for over 20 minutes.

Lisa: Full bar at an aid station in the woods? Red Dirt Shuffle- Stillwater Oklahoma.

 

 

Shannon A: I have a picture of an elliptical in the middle of nowhere that I saw on a trail. Like 1.5 miles from an actual road.

Um, random?

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

Shannon also participated in something that certainly counts as utterly bizarre. She was part of a World Record attempt for the “most people tied together to complete a marathon.”

Yes. She ran a marathon with 81 other people tied together by ropes.

Imagine coming across this scene on your run?

 

 

And yes, they even had to stay tied together when someone needed to hit the porta potty.

So you got this view:

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

Aimee saw the famous Tuba Guy.

Running 26.2 while playing the tuba? Sure, why not!

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

Jamie: This guy!

He juggled those deflated balls the whole race (NYC Marathon).

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

There’ve been gorillas on the course.

Lisa saw this guy:

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

And Yanni found couches with Blerches.

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

And of course, well…

Vegas.

Nice pic, Marci!

I mean, did you expect anything less?

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

But I’ve got to give some special love to a special gal found by Melanie in the Princess Half corrals one year.

Once you are in these corrals, you are pretty much running with what you brought with you.

Or tossing it.

So, I imagine she made it a few miles at least with her… laptop?!

 

Bizarre sightings while running: you know you've seen something weird when you are out on the road! Racing or running, runners do weird stuff. What have you seen during a race?

 

That’s a new one.

How about you? What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen when running?

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Jennifer @ Fit Nana

Tuesday 16th of October 2018

I once saw a guy feather dusting his BMW. I pretty much laughed out loud. I don't think he was impressed. LOL

Lesley

Tuesday 16th of October 2018

No pictures, sorry. I saw plenty of naked people when I did Bay to Breakers in May. Some people were taking pictures with them like a twisted Disney stop. I just couldn't.

Michelle @ Running with Attitude

Tuesday 16th of October 2018

Ok the full bar in the woods is just priceless! And, what's up with being tied together?!

Laurie

Tuesday 16th of October 2018

Wow! That Vegas picture - 0nly in Vegas, right?

Meranda@Fairytalesandfitness

Thursday 23rd of June 2016

These are all so funny! I don't understand why someone would bring a laptop to a race? I have not seen anything interesting at Disney races but I have seen the guys who juggle and dribble the basketball at other races ( I believe RnR races) and I don't understand how that is allowed to happen. Don't you think that would be a hazard to the course? What if he drops the ball and someone trips over it? Oh, just so many questions!...lol

P.S Sorry it has taken me so long to comment on the TOTR. For some reason your blog does not allow me to comment from my phone. I don't have any idea why because I could comment from my phone on your blog in the past. Now I just have to look you up when i get my laptop out!